Tag Archive for underground hip-hop

Rocky and Tyler Tour. Red Rocks. 09.30.15

Rocky and Tyler Tour. Red Rocks. 09.30.15 A$AP Rocky was perched at the top of a three-story church pleading with the “Holy Ghost” as his millennial choir echoed his prayers back at him. The 26-year-old rapper from Harlem, New York might claim to have his own relationship with God, but it’s no secret that he also maintains his own cult.… Read more →

‘keeps me chasing ghosts of dreams from funerals to birth, in reverse’

Astronautalis – This Is Our Science (Fake Four Inc, 2011) If you break Astronautalis down to basic elements you end up with a white hip-hop artist from Florida.  An artist with the given name of Charles Andrew Bothwell.  You will find Sage Francis in those elements.  You will find Atmosphere, Felt and Grieves in there as well.  You will also… Read more →

Derailed: Dessa – Badly Broken Code

Every so often I will be posting under the ‘Derailed’ heading. This is for posts that are outside my normal comfort area…indie rock/pop. Dessa is a part of the Doomtree hip-hop collective out of Minneapolis.  As I have mentioned before, this collective is associated with the Rhymesayers label and consists of underground or alternative hip-hop artists that take more influence… Read more →